Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

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Alfred Gellhorn, M.D.

Dr. Alfred Gellhorn is Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine and also serves as the Director of Sports Medicine for the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine. He treats a wide range of musculoskeletal, sports, and spine injuries, with a non-operative, patient-centered approach that focuses on maximizing function and optimizing quality of life. He uses state of the art tools such as high-resolution musculoskeletal ultrasound for both diagnosis and for precise guidance of treatments. His clinical interests include regenerative treatments of musculoskeletal injuries using therapies such as platelet rich plasma, autologous blood, and stem cell injections. Dr. Gellhorn is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in Sports Medicine, and holds additional credentials in Musculoskeletal Sonography.

Dr. Gellhorn believes that knowledge empowers patients and makes every effort to educate his patients about their injuries. His patient care philosophy is that making an accurate diagnosis should always followed by tailoring a treatment plan to each individual. Listening to what is personally important to each person and getting to know his patients as individuals is extremely rewarding to him and allows him to create highly personalized care plans.

Dr. Gellhorn received his MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. He completed additional fellowship training in Sports Medicine as well as diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound. His research interests include the study of minimally invasive regenerative treatments for disorders such as osteoarthritis and tendinopathy. He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters, and enjoys kayaking, cycling, and woodworking.

Dr. Gellhorn has been honored as Super DoctorsNew York Rising Star 2015 and 2016 which represents the top New York doctors in more than 30 specialties that have been fully licensed for 10 years or less. 

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Specialties

Sports Medicine
Musculoskeletal/Joint Pain
Regenerative Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Acute Pain Management
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Ankle Disorder
Ankle Injury
Arthritic Rehabilitation
Arthritis
Autologous Blood Injection
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Disorder of Ligament
Disorder of Shoulder Joint
Elbow Problem
Exercise Physiology
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot Pain
Fracture
Golfer's Elbow
Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
Hand and Wrist Problems
Hand Disorder
Hip Problem
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Injury of Muscle
Joint Pain
Kinetic Chain Approach
Knee Injuries
Knee Problem
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Neuropathy
Occupational Injury
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
Patellar Tendinitis
Peripheral Neuropathy
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
Runner's Knee
Shin Splints
Shoulder Injury
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Problem
Shoulder Tendinitis
Soft Tissue Injury
Sports Injury
Sprain
Strain
Tear of Meniscus of Knee
Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow
Trigger Finger
Rotator Cuff Injury
Trigger Finger Therapy
Trigger Point Injections
Ultrasound Guided Injection

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Sports Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Education

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1997
M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2005

Contact

Weill Cornell Medical Center525 East 68th StreetFloor 16New York, NY 10065Phone (212) 746-1500Fax (212) 746-8303

NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital156 William Street11th FloorNew York, NY 10038Phone (212) 746-1629Fax (212) 746-8303

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